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If you run an Etsy shop, half the battle is getting your products seen. Here are 14 free or affordable online courses, YouTube videos, and resources to help you understand Etsy's algorithm.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.An Etsy shop's success depends on how easily people find what you're selling. Understanding SEO, algorithms, and ads can drastically improve your sales.Below are 14 affordable or free online courses, YouTube videos, podcasts, and online tools to help you learn everything you need to know.Read more: How to set up an Etsy store that instantly draws in customers and makes you big money, from people who did itS...
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Coronavirus: Southern California’s available ICU beds drop to 7.7%

Southern California’s intensive-care unit availability dropped to 7.7%, according to a Thursday, Dec. 11, update from the California Department of Public Health — down from Wednesday’s 9% mark. The number has continued to fall consistently after the number triggered strict stay-at-home restrictions from state officials last weekend, as the resurgent outbreak worsens in Southern California’s “Region 5” footprint. Meanwhile, another California region is subject to the stay-at-home order as ICU spa...
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Social media a powerful tool in education

The Phepha uFunde case study shows how Twitter and Facebook can mobilise change The post Social media a powerful tool in education appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Matric results may be withheld if rewrite decision is set aside

The Pretoria high court will rule tomorrow on the case of a rewrite of two matric exam papers that were leaked, after learners and a teachers union challenged the decision in court The post Matric results may be withheld if rewrite decision is set aside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Welsh secondaries and colleges to shut on Monday to stem Covid spread

Learning will move online amid doubling of R numberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSecondary schools and colleges in Wales will move to online learning from Monday in a “national effort to reduce transmission of coronavirus”, the country’s education minister has said.Kirsty Williams said the decision followed advice from the Welsh chief medical officer (CMO) that the public health situation in the country was “deteriorating”. Continue reading...
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The Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery: A Kyoto Woodworker Shows How Japanese Carpenters Created Wood Structures Without Nails or Glue Anyone can develop basic woodworking skills — and, per the advice of Nick Offerman, perhaps everyone should. Those who do learn that things of surprising functionality can be made just by cutting pieces of wood and nailing or gluing them together. Fewer, however, have the patience and dedication to master woodworking without nails or glue, an art that in Japan has been refined over many generations. Traditional Japanese carpenters put up entire...
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LA City Council votes to create new families, youth department

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday, Dec. 9, to create a new department to assist families who were already vulnerable to economic uncertainty before the COVID-19 pandemic and are far more so now. Council President Nury Martinez and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez proposed establishing the Department for Families, Children and Community Investment in October. “COVID-19 has demonstrated that in the face of a crisis, problems that our families face arise not independently but are compounded...
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How to Get Great Teacher Recommendation Letters in the Weird World of Covid

Letters of Recommendation in a Virtual World A good letter of recommendation for college is predicated on having a good relationship with your teachers. In “normal” times (remember all the way back to 2019?), you develop this relationship relatively organically because you see your teachers daily in school, and can engage them in conversation.  And they see you in class, working har...
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16 Stunning Statement Coats to Invest in This Winter

Not your average winter coat.
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Buddhist Monk Covers Metallica’s ”Enter Sandman,” Then Meditates Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve periodically featured Kossan, a Japanese Buddhist monk who has a penchant for singing punk, metal and rock classics, accompanied by gongs, drums and other instruments. In the past, he’s covered the Ramones’ “Teenage Lobotomy,” “Queen’s “We Will Rock You,” and the Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine”–not to mention Judas Priest’s “Breaking the Law.” In his latest clip, Kossan offers a unique take on Metallica’s 1991...
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Jimi Hendrix’s Home Audio System & Record Collection Gets Recreated in His London Flat A visit to William Faulkner’s house once convinced me I’d seen his ghost. Millions of people commune with Elvis’s spirit at Graceland each year. Some lucky person will end up with Toni Morrison’s personal library, and maybe also her Tribeca condo. No matter how well we think we know a favorite artist, there’s nothing like connecting with the spaces and things they left behind. Since 2016, Jimi Hendrix devotees have been able to make a pilgrimag...
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Obama, Trump, and education policy in US federalism

In just a few weeks, Joseph R. Biden Jr will take his oath as the 46th President of the United States. Like his predecessors in recent decades, Biden intends to use executive and administrative actions to pursue his policy agenda. In public education, a policy domain for which states assume constitutional responsibility, administrative presidency faces the forces of federalism. The presidencies of Barack Obama and Donald Trump offered contrasting lessons on the exercise of presidential power in ...
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Comic Book Writer Fred Van Lente Touts “Comic Supremacy” on Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #72 Fred Van Lente has written for more than 15 years for his own Evil Twin Comics, Marvel and other outlets. In this episode of Pretty Much Pop, he joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to discuss comics as an idiosyncratic form of literature. In the realm of non-fiction, Ryan started with the beloved Action Philosophers! series in 2004 with illustrator Ryan Dunlave...
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